In Malawi, the United Nations and its partners are appealing for $45.3 million to help the Government there provide health, water, sanitation, nutrition, education and protection services to 4 million people devastated by the country’s deadliest cholera outbreak in recent history.
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres traveled from New York to Suriname on Friday, 1 July, for a two-day visit with a focus on the impacts of climate change on the environment and biodiversity.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today released research that says nearly a third of all women in developing countries become mothers during adolescence.
In South Africa, Acting Resident Coordinator, Ayodele Odusola and her team are focused on rebuilding the KwaZulu-Natal province and, in response to the pandemic, providing more than $750,000 in assistance and technical support and working with authorities through the district development model to improve social services.
The new Permanent Representative of Suriname to the United Nations, Sunil A. Sitaldin, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.
The United Nations Human Rights Office in South-East Asia reports that 500 peaceful protesters have been killed and 2,600 others detained by security forces in Myanmar since 1 February. It is asking States in the region to protect people fleeing violence and ensure that refugees and migrants are not forcibly returned.
Kitty M. Sweeb, the new Permanent Representative of Suriname to the United Nations, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.